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Joanna was admitted to practice in 2004 and called to the Bar in 2012. From 2012 to April 2014 she served as Counsel Assisting the NSW Solicitor General and Crown Advocate. Joanna previously worked as a Senior Solicitor in the Administrative Law group at the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office and spent several years in commercial litigation practice at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney. She was tipstaff and Research Director to former Chief Justice of NSW JJ Spigelman AC in 2003-2004.
Joanna has taught Administrative Law part time at the University of NSW law school since 2009. She is a Centre Fellow of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law. Joanna has an LLM from Harvard Law School, which she attended on a Menzies Scholarship.
Since being called to the Bar, Joanna has advised and appeared in a range of public and commercial law matters, including appearances in the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, NSW Court of Appeal, NSW Court of Criminal Appeal, and the NSW Supreme Court as well as tribunals and inquiries.